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Two dead after shooting near same Toronto intersection, police say

Two dead after shooting near same Toronto intersection, police say

Toronto police say two males are dead after a shooting in the city's Weston neighbourhood early Tuesday morning.
Ontario euthanizes 84 raccoons and accuses rehabber of mistreating animals

Ontario euthanizes 84 raccoons and accuses rehabber of mistreating animals

TORONTO — Ontario has euthanized 84 raccoons and laid dozens of charges in its investigation of a wildlife rehabilitation centre it accuses of allowing animals to suffer with no real hope of recovery, the The Canadian Press has learned.
Toronto area made progress but residents worry bus stop shootings will revive stigma

Toronto area made progress but residents worry bus stop shootings will revive stigma

TORONTO — For a Toronto community once notorious for crime and the influence of organized gangs, two shootings this month targeting innocent victims at the same spot, less than 24 hours apart, were more than just a chilling outbreak of indiscriminate
Ontario adds $1.3B in post-secondary funding, freezes tuition for three more years

Ontario adds $1.3B in post-secondary funding, freezes tuition for three more years

TORONTO — Ontario is putting an additional $1.
Primary-care teams, access to health records key fixes for family doc crisis: report

Primary-care teams, access to health records key fixes for family doc crisis: report

TORONTO — A new report says patients across Canada see more primary health-care teams, access to their own electronic records and faster licensing of foreign-trained physicians as key ways to solve the country's family doctorshortagecrisis.
More than 70 per cent of people in jails awaiting bail or trial, report says

More than 70 per cent of people in jails awaiting bail or trial, report says

TORONTO — The crisis in Canada's bail system has worsened over the last decade, with more people in pre-trial custody and some spending weeks in detention before being released on bail, according to a new report that calls for major reforms.
Thousands of academic workers at York University go on strike

Thousands of academic workers at York University go on strike

TORONTO — About 3,000 academic workers at York University went on strike Monday, saying the school had not met demands to address an affordability crisis, while some students worried the labour dispute would make them fall behind.
Man shot dead in random attack in northwest Toronto remembered as quiet family man

Man shot dead in random attack in northwest Toronto remembered as quiet family man

TORONTO — A man who was gunned down in what police have called an indiscriminate attack in northwest Toronto was remembered Saturday as a quiet and respectful man who was working hard to support his family in Ghana.
Ford defends political appointments to judge selection committee

Ford defends political appointments to judge selection committee

BRAMPTON, Ont. — Ontario Premier Doug Ford is defending his government's appointments of two former staffers to a committee that helps select provincial judges, saying he's not going to put Liberals or New Democrats in those roles.
Ontario repeals Bill 124, wage restraint law twice found unconstitutional

Ontario repeals Bill 124, wage restraint law twice found unconstitutional

TORONTO — An Ontario public sector wage-restraint law that advocates and opposition critics blamed for heightening a health-care staffing crisis is now officially off the books after it was twice declared unconstitutional.